Admissions and Marketing Assistant

Title: Admissions and Marketing Assistant | £26K | Oxford

Industry: Creative industries

Role/Sector: Admin

Location: Central London

Placement: Graduate job (permanent)

Salary: £26,000 (per annum)

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Our client aims to create life enhancing learning opportunities for students across the world.


Marketing - to assist in raising the visibility of the College by taking part in an effective marketing and communications plan with a view to:


  • Raising the profile of the college.
  • Publicising the strengths of the College.
  • Promoting the profile of the College as a whole to internal and external audiences.
  • Communicating regularly with the Regional Sales Manager regarding marketing plans and with a view to gathering relevant information for sharing with colleagues.
  • Admissions - to assist in the admissions process by:
  • Liaising with agents, parents and potential students regarding their admissions tests, entry requirements, offers, fees, availability of courses, etc.
  • Liaising with the Director of Studies and the Student Services Manager regarding newly recruited students and their subject and accommodation requirements.
  • Assisting the Admissions & Marketing Manager with any tasks relating to student admissions.
  • Assisting the Student Services Manager by sending out and collating pre-arrival information.
  • To work closely with Claire Wellstood, Operations Manager and Tania Sadkina, Admissions and Marketing Manager, in order to develop a clear concept of the strengths of the college and a marketing plan for communicating these strengths through the website, social media channels, the blog and other means.
  • To work closely with Tania to design and prepare marketing and promotional campaigns for student recruitment purposes.
  • To assist in the design and production of college marketing publications.
  • To assist in the management and updating of the website, working closely with Claire and ensuring that everything is proof-read and approved prior to publishing.
  • To write the first draft of a college newsletter for existing and potential agents, parents
  • and students by first assembling input from the Principal, the Chief Education Officer as well as from other members of the team.
  • To identify photography opportunities and to coordinate these.
  • To develop a portfolio of contacts and to ensure that these contacts receive regular updates in the form of the newsletter or blog.
  • To work towards developing market intelligence resources, agent information and contracts.
  • To write/update online material with a view to further promoting the college.
  • To be the second point of contact at Oxford International College for international students who wish to study here.
  • To share information about potential students with the Manager of Admissions and Marketing, Tania Sadkina.
  • To perform admissions duties when the Manager of Admissions and Marketing is not available.
  • To circulate to students all pre-arrival information and ensure that the relevant members of the team receive the completed information once it is returned.
Critical Success Factors
  • The successful candidate will have relevant work experience in marketing and an undergraduate degree level qualification.
  • Previous work in an international educational environment is desirable and some experience with student recruitment would be advantageous.
  • The desirable candidate will be able to demonstrate a deft ability in marketing strategy and implementation as well as proven management of International relations and student issues.
  • In this role it is crucial to possess sound knowledge of MS Powerpoint, Word and Excel, as well as capably work with databases, CRM systems and other online systems.
  • The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills - both oral and written – as well as a keen eye for detail.
  • They must be able to demonstrate an ability to meet deadlines, and plan meticulously (schedules, overseas trips).
  • Presentation skills
  • Knowledge of the UK and International education systems
  • Adaptable
  • Team-player as well as possessing a friendly
  • Outgoing and helpful disposition.
Salary & Benefits
  • £24,000 - £28,000 PA
  • 28 days holiday pro rata

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